1425 E High St
Bryan, OH 43506
419-633-4317
419-633-4319 (Fax)
Maggie Fisher, Executive Director
Senior Centers Home Delivered Meals New Transportation Policy Information Resources
Special Events Links for Seniors Newsletter Contact Us


FREE BASIC TAX FILING

To schedule an appointment:
www.nocac.org

Or call
419-784-2150 ex 1108

 

RECYCLE UNUSED CELL PHONES ! ! !
Williams County Department of Aging collects old, unused cell phones to raise funds for transportation by sending to a recycler.  Drop off your old cell phones at any senior center or the main office at 1425 E. High St., Bryan.

 

 

BECOME A
VOLUNTEER!

Volunteer Guardian Program

Volunteer Guardian Application

Please click the link above for more information about the Volunteer Guardian Program. Or call 419-633-5053 or 419-633-4317 and ask for Joan Horne. Please click the link above to print an Application Form.  Return it to: 
                           Joan Horne
                           1425 E High St.
                           Bryan, OH  43506
email: jhorne@wmsco.org
 

 


Cara Sobieck and Kenny
& Helen Bell (quilt made by
the Bell's daughter)


Cards at Pioneer 


Edgerton Volunteers
helping with lunch

Montpelier High 5 Wii Players



Montpelier Craft Ladies

 

 

Senior Centers Open Monday through Friday - 
Bryan, Montpelier & West Unity
(transportation provided on Friday's)

Senior Centers Open Monday through Thursday -
Edon, Edgerton, Pioneer & Stryker

There's always something happening!

Activities - Hot, Balanced Lunches - Presentations - Classes, Cards - Wellness Programs - Trips
Opportunities for friendships and fellowship

Call your local Senior Center for more information or to make lunch reservations:

Bryan Senior Center
419-636-4047
1201 S. Portland St.
Montpelier Senior Center
419-485-3218
325 N. Jonesville
Edon Area Senior Center
419-272-2070
320 Parkway
(Edon Community Center)
Pioneer Senior Center
100 N. Elm St.
419-737-3095
Pioneer Community Center
Stryker Senior Center
419-682-2083
102 E. Mulberry
West Unity Senior Center
419-924-5447
509 W. Main
(Kissell Community Bldg)
Edgerton Senior Center
419-298-3564
227 Laubach Dr
PO Box 877
(Church of Christ)
 

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HOME DELIVERED MEALS

Older Adults who are unable to come to the center and who find it difficult to shop for and prepare meals are eligible to receive home-delivered meals from the Williams County Department of Aging. The balanced, nutritious meals are prepared and packed at two kitchens, then delivered from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Monday through Friday throughout the entire county. People must be 60 or older and need help to maintain proper nutrition. Our drivers also offer a friendly greeting and quick wellness check with clients. Call your local senior center or the main office to request this service or for more information.

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NEW TRANSPORTATION POLICY

Our need for medical transportation has increased greatly - so to better accommodate you the Department of Aging has established a new policy when transporting for medical appointments. Below are the latest times we will be accepting appointments for certain locations. Please consider these times when you are scheduling, then give us a 24 hr notice. Our drivers will be prompt in picking you up for such appointments and will have a maximum waiting time of 10 minutes so try and be ready when your driver arrives. We appreciate your cooperation and hope this will help us in providing the best and most efficient service.  Thanks you.

Appointment Times

Location of Appointments

11:30 a.m.

Toledo, Lima, Swanton, Grand Rapids & Bowling Green

11:30 a.m.

Cities in the States of Indiana and Michigan

1:00 p.m.

Fulton, Henry and Defiance Counties

1:30 p.m.

Cities within Williams County

ONLY morning appointments for Retina Vitreous Associates and T.L.C. Bryan

ODOT Disability Related Complaint Procedure

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INFORMATION AND REFERRAL/OUTREACH

Williams County Department of Aging is an excellent resource for information on any aging issue including insurance, senior living options, PASSPORT, services and resources.  Equipment such as bath aids and wheelchairs are for loan--call 419-633-4317.  In addition, the Bryan and Montpelier Senior Centers house caregiver and Alzheimer's libraries with materials available for loan.
Independent Living Assistance can help with errands, shopping, bill paying.  Call the office at 419-633-4317
Farmers' Market Coupons can save older adults $50 during the produce season when shopping at stands from June until October.  Applications must be filled out and mailed to Area Office On Aging. Call 419-633-4317 to get an application.
Lifesaving Information for Emergencies (L.I.F.E.) - Project offers forms to provide emergency information when you are unable to speak for yourself.  Visit any senior center or 1425 E. High St., Bryan to pick up L.I.F.E. kit.

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SPECIAL EVENTS

Williams County Department of Aging holds special events to celebrate active aging. Monthly evening meals, Trips, Thanksgiving, Volunteer Appreciation and Senior Day at the Fair all offer enjoyable change of pace throughout the year.

LUNCH WITH MAGGIE SCHEDULE

MARCH
Mon
March 6
11:30 Edon Senior Center
Tue
March 14
12:00 West Unity Senior Center
Thurs
March 23
12:00 Bryan Senior Center
APRIL
Mon
April 3
12:00 Edgerton Senior Center
Thurs
April 6
11:30 Stryker Senior Center
Tue
April 11
11:30 Montpelier Senior Center
Tue
April 25
11:30 Pioneer Senior Center

ALL SENIOR CENTERS

MARCH
Thurs
March 2
AARP Driving Class at Bryan Center
8:30 - 2:00
fee charged for class - must sign up
Call Debbie at 419-636-4047
for information
Thurs
March 9
Birthday & Anniversary Day
Mon
March 13
3:30 - 5:30 Euchre Tournament
w/supper    $3.00 fee
Thurs
March 16
Stryker's Evening of Fun
Pork Chops, Mashed Potatoes & Gravy, Green Beans with Bacon & Onions, Pistachio Pudding, Dinner Roll, Juice;
serving 4:30 - 5:30; Bingo to follow meal
Tue
March 28
10:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Business & Industry Show
Come see our booth at the new location in the New Era building off of West Mulberry Street, Bryan
 
APRIL  
Thurs
April 6
5:00 Lion's Club FREE Spaghetti Supper
Bryan Senior Center for 60 and older
MUST have a ticket that is available at ANY senior center
Thurs
April 13
Birthday & Anniversary Day
Tue
April 11
Bryan's Evening of Fun
Country Fried Steak, Mashed Potatoes & Gravy, Green Bean Casserole, Cream Pies, Dinner Roll, Juice - serving 4:30 - 5:30; Bingo to follow meal
Fri
April 14
10:30 Good Friday Brunch
Centers CLOSE at noon
Thurs
April 20
Volunteer Appreciation & Pizza Party Day

BRYAN SENIOR CENTER
Lunch Served Monday-Friday at Noon

  Tuesdays & Thursdays - Euchre @ 1:00
Wednesdays March 14 & April 19
Toe Nail Clinic by visiting Nurses
**Must be signed up
*** $10.00 fee
MARCH  
Wed & Thurs
March 1 & 2
10:30 Make Spring flowers
Mon
March 27
1:15 Night Out Pioneer -
Pete's Eats
Thurs
March 30
10:30 Hot Tea and Conversation
 
APRIL  
Mon
April 1
11:00 Hearing Aid Cleaning w/Craig
Tue & Wed
April 4 & 5
10:30 Make Rag Wreath
 

EDGERTON SENIOR CENTER
Lunch Served Monday-Thursday at Noon

Lunch Served Monday - Thursday at Noon
  Mondays & Tuesdays - Euchre Day @ 12:30
Prizes awarded Monthly
MARCH  
Tue
March 7
Senior Night Out
Wed
March 22
2:00 Trip to the Theater
Tue
March 28
10:30 BP Clinic
 
APRIL  
Tue
April 4
Senior Night Out
Tue
April 25
10:30 BP Clinic
Wed
April 26
2:00 Trip to the Theater
 

EDON SENIOR CENTER
Lunch Served Monday-Thursday at 11:30

 Lunch Served Monday-Thursday at 11:30
Tuesday's Chair Exercise
10:00
Monday's - Euchre Day after lunch
MARCH
Mon
March 6
12:00 Program - Healthy Ideas
 
APRIL  
Tue
April 18
4:15 Dinner Out - Auntie V's - Angola

MONTPELIER SENIOR CENTER
Lunch Served Monday-Friday at 11:30

Exercise with Lisa
most Wednesdays at 10:30
10:30 Wed. March 8 & April 12 - 
Toe Nail Clinic by Visiting Nurses
(must be signed up) $10.00 fee
10:30 Fri. March 17 & April 21 -
Hearing Aid Center of NWO,
Clean and repair at Center
MARCH
Wed
March 8
12:30 Adrian Shopping & Dinner 
on the way home
Mon
March 13
4:15 Leave for Night Out
Essen House
Wed
March 22
10:30 PJ Party - Bring snack
APRIL  
Mon
April 10
12:30 Angola Shopping & Dinner
on the way home
Thurs
April 13
9:30 Blood Pressure Checks
Fri
April 28
10:30 Program - Focus Senior Council
 

PIONEER SENIOR CENTER
Lunch Served Monday-Thursday at 11:30

MARCH
Wed
March 15
10:30 Blood Pressure checks
Mon
March 20
4:00 Dinner out in Hillsdale
APRIL
Mon
April 7
4:00 Dinner out in Hudson
Tue
April 18
10:30 School Drama Club visiting

STRYKER SENIOR CENTER
Lunch Served Monday-Thursday at 11:30

Exercise Class Mondays @ 10:45
Blood Pressure Checks third Tuesday's 12:00
MARCH
Tue
March 7
Senior Night Out
Hill's Napoleon
APRIL
Mon
April 24
Senior Night Out
Barn Restaurant

WEST UNITY SENIOR CENTER
Lunch Served Monday-Friday at Noon

   Euchre Days - Mondays in March 6 & 20; April 3 & 17 at 10:00
  Exercise Class 10:30 - Every Tuesday for March & April
1st Wednesday of each month
10:30 Blood Pressure Checks
2nd Wednesday of each month
10:30 Hearing Aid Center of NWO
clean and repair center
MARCH
Thurs
March 2
10:30 Toenail Clinic
APRIL
Thurs
April 20
10:30 Crafting with Eia

 

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LINKS FOR SENIORS

Area Office on Aging of Northwest Ohio/PASSPORT
Ohio Department of Aging (Golden Buckeye)
National Council on the Aging
Senior Information Site
Information for Consumers about Nursing Homes/Assisted Living
Social Security
Medicare
Individualized Benefit Review
National Institutes of Health
Better Business Bureau Smart Senior Program
AARP

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  NEWSLETTER 

January/February 2017

March/April 2017

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The department's monthly newsletter has recipes, news, information along with calendars and menus. Would you like to receive a newsletter? Contact Maggie Fisher at mfisher@wmsco.org.

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SENIOR CENTERS:
BRYAN - 419-636-4047
EDGERTON - 419-298-3564
EDON - 419-272-2070
MONTPELIER - 419-485-3218
PIONEER - 419-737-3095
STRYKER - 419-682-2083
WEST UNITY - 419-924-5447

DEPARTMENT OF AGING:
1425 E. High Street
Bryan, OH 43506
419-633-4317
419-633-4319 (Fax)
8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Monday thru Friday
Maggie Fisher, Executive Director
e-mail mfisher@wmsco.org

 

 

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